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Rajasthan and West Bengal by-polls begins today; Votings in Ajmer, Alwar

Rajasthan and West Bengal by-polls begins today; Votings in Ajmer, Alwar
Written by Pallavi Parmar

Voting begins for the Lok Sabha Assembly seats of Rajasthan’s Ajmer and Alwar today. The campaigning for the Lok Sabha Assembly seat elections of Ajmer, Alwar and Mandalgarh was ended on Saturday. There are around 41 candidates in the fray to be elected by more than 38 lakh voters on Monday. However, the voting has begun from 8 am today in the morning and will continue till 6 pm. Along with votings of the Lok Sabha seats of Alwar, Mandalgarh and Ajmer in Rajasthan, the by-polls of the assembly seat of Uluberia and Noapara in West Bengal also being conducted today.

In accordance of by-polls in Rajasthan, the Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje conducted her road shows and rallies in Mandalgarh (Beegod) and Ajmer whereas in the wake of by polls the Rajasthan’s Congress Chief Sachin Pilot addressed public gatherings in Pushkar. Before the elections, the Election officer of Ajmer District reported that all the preparations for the by-polls have done. Also, the ruling BJP party and the opposition Congress had already held their rallies to woo voter in the constituencies. For the first time, EVM machines with photos of the candidates would be used for the by-polls elections. The government had ensured tight security across the areas where by-elections votings are taking place.

According to the sources, there are around 11 candidates who are fighting for the Alwar by-elections while 23 for the Ajmer assembly seat and 8 for the Mandalgarh assembly seat. And the countings of the today’s by-polls will take place on 1st February 2018. On one side, BJP chosen former Union Minister Sanwar Lal Ja’s son Ramswaroop Lamba for Ajmer constituency election and Labour Minister Jaswant Singh Yadav is contesting for Alwar seat. And Shakti Singh Hada is the BJP candidate who is contesting from the Mandalgarh assembly constituency. On another side, Vivek Dhakad of the Congress party has named for the Mandalgarh constituency, Karan Singh Yadav is contesting for Alwar seat and the former MLA Raghu Sharma is contesting for Ajmer constituency.

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Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.

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